An index that hints at the outlook for the U.S. economy rose modestly in August but fell short of Wall Street expectations.» Read More
Obviously what Governor Blagojevich did in Illinois is a crime, but let’s just take a step back and think about what you want in a politician who’s supposed to represent you. If Blagojevich had succeeded in his plan to auction off Illinois’ vacant Senate seat to the highest bidder, who would have won? The person who out-bribed the competition.
With the lame-duck Congress and Bush officials unable to agree on any action to ease the financial crisis, the Dow has plunged 2,000 points since Election Day.
Stocks fell sharply as a layer of uncertainty was removed with the presidential election complete, but anxiety over the economy returned to the market.
Stocks declined Wednesday as a layer of uncertainty was removed with the presidential election complete, leaving the market to return to worrying about the economy.
It was back to business for Wall Street Wednesday. Stocks opened lower as the market got the certainty it craved with presidential election over and returned to the regularly scheduled program of worrying about the economy.
Barack Obama's election victory comes with an albatross of a prize—an economy beset by a stubborn housing slump and the worst financial crisis in 70 years
In his run to win the presidency, Barack Obama spoke extensively of reversing the Bush administration's economic plans and taking the country out of recession.
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The Dow was up, the polls were full, and there's a lot at stake in this election. CNBC analysts weigh in on the election.
Stocks popped like a champagne cork Tuesday as Wall Street breathed a gigantic sigh of relief that the presidential election — and the uncertainty that comes with it — is almost over.
The simple notion that this Election Day marked a potential turning point for the economy was enough to boost investors' spirits
Stocks staged an impressive Election Day rally as hopes for change lifted the market and Mastercard led gains by a raft of financial-related stocks.
Stocks staged an impressive Election Day rally as hopes for change lifted the market and MasterCard led gains by a raft of financial-related stocks.
Global stock markets rose to a two-week high as investors around the world focused on the US presidential election.
Calling for an economic recovery and making one happen are two very different things. Whoever becomes the 44th US president faces an unenviable task.
Republican presidential candidate John McCain says keeping taxes under control is key to economic revival, especially the capital gains tax.
Economically speaking, I'm one of those people who believes that voting is completely irrational. although I'd be one of the first people to start throwing rocks and putting up barricades if my right to vote was ever taken away.
I sure hope Sarah Palin talks at some length about drilling in tonight’s debate with Sen. Joe Biden. Palin is an energy expert. And if she is unleashed she can score major points against her opponent, who has opposed every expansion of oil, gas, and nuclear down through the years
Do you know where your federal income-tax dollars go? The National Priorities Project does. Learn how each dollar is spent when it gets into Uncle Sam's hands.
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